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SEA Europe event: 'European Maritime Technology - A Future for Europe!'

2 March 2017, Brussels, Concert Noble

Within the frame of the 2nd European Shipping Week (27 February to 3 March 2017, Brussels), SEA Europe -the Ships and Maritime Equipment Association - is organising the conference 'European Maritime Technology - A Future for Europe!', which will take place in Brussels at Concert Noble. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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SEARICA Conference "Motorways of the Sea: The conditions for success - An evidence based discussion on the example of Atlantis"

7 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium, European Parliament

This conference aims to discuss how to create the condition for success to the Motorways of the Sea. It is organised with the support of the Atlantis EU funded project. Atlantis aims to set up a new Motorway of the Sea lines, in the Atlantic Area, between the ports of Brest, Leixoes and Liverpool. The study phase, co-funded by the Connecting Europe Facility program, ends in April. Besides the infrastructure work studies, the project analysed innovative business and funding strategies to cover the start up risks.

On the basis of this discussions, the members of the Intergroup will discuss the measures they foresee to encourage the development of the MoS.


8-9 March 2017, Brussels (Haren), EUROCONTROL Headquarters - Room Europe Rue de la Fusée, 96

Future Sky Safety, the EU-funded Joint Research Programme in the field of aviation safety is pleased to announce its First External Workshop on “Future Sky Safety: a Joint Programme for Aviation safety”.

The Public Workshop will be held in Brussels, at EUROCONTROL Headquarters, on the 8th and 9th of March, 2017. Aviation safety stakeholders – Regulators, Industry, Research Centres, Universities and members of EC and National funded RTD projects – are invited to attend.

The Public Workshop will be a unique opportunity for all participants to network and to discuss emerging safety issues and trends, progress of aviation safety research, and to be updated on the latest research developments on key topics such as:
- Reduction of Runway excursion;
- Total aviation system risk prevention and mitigation;
- Reduction of the likelihood of organisational accidents;
- Improvement of pilot performance and reduction of human errors;
- Mitigation of risk of fire, smoke and fumes in modern cabins.

A poster session will also be organised around these five topics, and will be open to students, researchers, projects and all interested participants.
Additionally, an overview of the European aeronautical research establishments institutional safety projects will be provided by EREA (European Research Establishments in Aeronautics) members.

Registration to the Workshop is free. Registration form and Workshop Program can be found here

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2017 ERTRAC annual conference: ''Digitalisation and Decarbonisation - Towards the future European Transport System'

8 March 2017, Brussels, B-1000 Rue Wiertz 77, the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union

ERTRAC (the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council), with the support of EGVIA (the European Green Vehicles Initiative), organises its annual conference on Wednesday 8th March 2017, in Brussels, at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union (Rue Wiertz 77).

The event will focus on the challenges of digitalisation and decarbonisation of road transport. In addition to the three main sessions addressing CO2 neutrality, connected and automated driving, and transport system efficiency and inter-modality, the conference will be the opportunity to debate on the ERTRAC long-term perspective for the future European Transport System, with an introduction to its Vision towards 2050.

Interested? Have a glance at the full programme


For more information:

Xavier Aertsens


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Clean Sky Joint Undertaking's forum: "Europe, Innovation and Aviation – Are we keeping up?"

21-22 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium, The Hotel, Boulevard de Waterloo 38

The European Union and its citizens are facing major global and internal challenges, with the need to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels from aircraft being one of them.
Aeronautics is one of Europe’s sector of excellence, built on strong industrial performance, innovative technologies and skilled teams, and enjoying global recognition.
The European Union has a vision for research and innovation that translates into sound policies to develop innovative, green technologies to improve the environment.
In Clean Sky, the private and public sector have joined forces to secure the best results.

To mark the closing of Clean Sky 1, the annual Clean Sky Forum will take place on 21-22 March 2017. The first day will feature a series of keynote speeches by high-level representatives from the industry, European Parliament and the European Commission, all involved in Clean Sky. The second day will focus on the technical platforms of Clean Sky 1, with breakout sessions dedicated to reporting the results and achievements.

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AABC Europe – Advanced Automotive Battery Conference

30 January - 2 February 2017, Mainz, Germany, Congress Centrum Mainz

Start 2017 with AABC Europe - the year's most informative European conference on energy storage technologies for advanced automotive applications. Join more than 600 colleagues in Mainz, Germany from 30 January - 2 February where chief battery technologists from major European automakers will present their development trends and projected battery needs, and their key suppliers will share their latest offerings and roadmaps for the future.


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"Rethinking Container Management Systems" Final Conference

31 January 2017, Brussels, Belgium


"Rethinking Container Management Systems" Final Conference

The Conference - attended by high-level institutional and industrial representatives - will focus on the key innovative features of the RCMS, a pioneering and ground-breaking robotic parking system able to efficiently manage and handle more containers per square- metre than traditional systems used in port and inland terminals. For more information: This one-day event will offer intensive conference sessions addressing the following main topics: The future of Vertical Storage Advanced operational concepts Exploring the benefits of the automated vertical storage Comparison between state of the art technologies and the vertical storage solution Key factors for success when designing for RCMS vertical storage solution. You can register via: